Press Releases

The Anaheim Police Department provides a full-time Public Information Officer (PIO) to coordinate the release of information to the public via the media. It is our goal to provide prompt and accurate release of information. Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Daron Wyatt at - office (714) 765-1521, mobile (714) 497-5633 or via email at dwyatt@anaheim.net.
  1. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 21, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 22, 2019 on Brookhurst Street at Broadway between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  2. Neighbors App Instrumental in Identifying Suspects and Halting Crime Spree

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 25, 2019) – Detectives from APD’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail are attributing the Neighbors app by Ring for the successful identification of two male juvenile suspects involved in an 11 hour crime spree. Read on...
  3. Escondido Man Identified as Murder Victim Left in Trunk of Car

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 19, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the man found left in the trunk of a car on Thursday as Adrian Darren Bonar, 34 years old from Escondido. Read on...
  4. Human Body Discovered in Trunk of Abandoned Car

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 17, 2019) – Homicide detectives have confirmed a deceased human body was discovered wrapped in a tarp in the trunk of an abandoned car along Santa Ana Canyon Road on Thursday morning. Read on...
  5. Detectives Arrest Cold Case Homicide Suspect in Houston

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2019) – Anaheim Police Cold Case Homicide detectives booked Leopoldo Vargas Serrano, 47, a Houston, Texas, resident, into the Anaheim Detention Facility on suspicion of murder. Read on...
  6. DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 11, 2019 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  7. Anaheim Police Department to Make Young Anaheim Boy's Dream Come True

    ANAHEIM, CALIF - (September 13, 2019) - On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Anaheim Police Department, and Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire will partner together to make a young Anaheim boy’s dream of being a police officer come true. Read on...
  8. Drugs and Alcohol Suspected in Late Night Collision that Injured Six

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2019) – A 24 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for felony suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs following a late night collision that injured six, including the arrestee. Read on...
  9. Suspect Arrested for Dana Point Man's Murder In Anaheim, Still Searching For Victim's Vehicle

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 26, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the July 20, 2019, murder of David McCabe in the 1500 block of W. Center Street. Read on...
  10. Chilean Nationals Arrested In Suspected Residential Burglary Ring

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 25, 2019) – Three Chilean nationals suspected of being part of a larger residential burglary ring have been booked for suspicion of residential burglary. Read on...
  11. Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man in Anaheim Cul de Sac

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 21, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man discovered in a cul-de-sac early Saturday morning. Read on...
  12. Person of Interest Sought in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Read on...
  13. Possible Handgun Recovered at Scene of Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 6, 2019) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have said an item appearing to be a handgun was recovered at the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting involving a Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on Friday night. Read on...
  14. Anaheim City Attorney Files 75 Misdemeanor Counts Against Off-Duty LAPD Detective

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 5, 2019) – The Anaheim City Attorney’s Office has filed 75 misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct against an off-duty LAPD detective accused of secretly recording in the men’s restroom at Angel Stadium. Read on...
  15. Anaheim Detectives Searching for Clues on 20 Year Anniversary of Cold Case Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have reopened the investigation of a young woman’s murder on the 20 year anniversary of her disappearance. Read on...
  16. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 21, 2019 on Beach Blvd at Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  17. Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks Additional Victims of YouTube Rapper

    ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – (June 17, 2019) – Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) are seeking additional victims of human trafficking by a YouTube rapper arrested early last week. Read on...
  18. Gang Member Arrested at Conclusion of Pursuit Following Crime Spree

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested 31 year old Jesus Valdovinos, following a dangerous pursuit through Anaheim late Tuesday night. Read on...
  19. DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 26, 2019 on Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
  20. Anaheim Man Shot and Killed During Barricade

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 4, 2019) – A male adult suspect was shot and killed by SWAT officers during a barricade in Anaheim this morning. Read on...
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